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Pope voices solidarity with Muslims after New Zealand attacks

AFP  |  Vatican City 

Pope assured "all New Zealanders, and in particular the Muslim community, of his heartfelt solidarity," after Friday's attacks on two mosques which left 49 people dead.

The pope was "deeply saddened to learn of the injury and loss of life caused by the senseless acts of violence," Vatican said in a telegram.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 17:35 IST